Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Nomination of Daniel E. Leach To Be a Member, and Redesignation as Vice Chairman.
The President today announced that he has nominated Daniel E. Leach for reappointment as a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for a 5-year term. Leach would be redesignated Vice Chairman of the Commission on confirmation.
Leach has been a member of the EEOC since 1976 and has served as Vice Chairman since 1977.
He was born April 2, 1937, in Detroit, Mich. He received an A.B. from Colgate University in 1958, an LL.B. from Detroit College of Law in 1961, and an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1963.
From 1962 to 1965, Leach was a trial attorney in the Civil Division at the Justice Department, where he handled the prosecution and defense of actions relating to the Government's water transportation and shipping interests. From 1965 to 1966, he practiced law with the Detroit firm of Sullivan, Eaimes, Moody and Petriilo.
From 1966 to 1976, Leach was general counsel to the Democratic Policy Committee of the United States Senate.
As Vice Chairman of the EEOC, Leach also serves as a member of the President's Regulatory Council, the Task Force on Youth Unemployment, and the Administrative Conference of the United States. He is the author of a number of articles on affirmative action and employment discrimination.
Jimmy Carter, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Nomination of Daniel E. Leach To Be a Member, and Redesignation as Vice Chairman. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/249488